Miller, bottom right, dives over the finish line to win the gold.
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David Rudisha sealed a historic Olympic 800-meter double as Shaunae Miller's audacious dive and Thiago Braz's pole vault gold for Brazil lit up a wet Monday night in Rio.Kenya's Rudisha was all class in a smooth 800-meter victory which made him the first man since New Zealand's Peter Snell in 1964 to win the event at consecutive Olympics. Conditions were so bad that an extra 110-meter hurdles heat was arranged for competitors who didn't qualify from the first two races, when the rain was torrential.As the rain eased, Kenyan middle-distance star Rudisha emerged to stamp his class on the 800 .The world champion and world record-holder hit the front in the final 300 meters and had one more gear than his rivals as he swept to the line in 1 minute 42.15 seconds.In the pole vault, Lavillenie was the hot favorite but he was undone by Braz's Olympic record of 6.03 meters and had to settle for silver in front of the partisan crowd.
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